Management of Psychiatric Disorders in HIV-Infected Patients

  • Author: Glenn J. Treisman, MD, PhD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Cytochrome P450 enzymes are important in the metabolism of NNRTIs and PIs (including ritonavir) and for many psychotropic drugs
  • Combinations of medications may produce drug-drug interactions
  • Potential interactions between psychotropic medicines and PIs or NNRTIs should be investigated before prescribing together

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